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2:20

Ndabeni-Abrahams meets SAPO, Postbank boards amid social grant tiff

The minister implores the boards to fast-track the digitisation of banking services, as squabbles about R350 relief grants take centre stage.

2:00

Mastercard intros SME-in-a-Box to help businesses go digital

The new low-cost payments solution enables small companies to accept a range of digital payments, allowing them to take their businesses online.

2:20
Wednesday

Ukheshe named finalist in Ecobank Fintech Challenge

The South African microbanking platform plans to use the challenge to drive its objectives of reaching Africa’s unbanked.

3:10

SA insurtech Inclusivity catches Lloyd’s attention in UK

The Cape Town-based start-up makes the new cohort of disruptors that will join the Lloyd’s Lab innovation accelerator programme.

4:50
Wednesday

The evolution of digital payments in the ‘new normal'

As consumers adjust to an increasingly digital reality and hygiene hyper-awareness, agile, secure, connected and digitally-enabled payments will become the norm.

1:50
7 Aug

Naspers-backed Luno in deal for crypto savings accounts

The exchange partners with Genesis, a provider of digital currency brokerage services, to enable traders to earn interest on their crypto holdings.

2:30

Turn security culture into a value proposition

Security must works side by side with business and IT, says Standard Bank’s Robin Barnwell.

4:40
7 Aug

Tackling the cyber security gender imbalance

Women are underrepresented in the global cyber security profession, even though women matter in cyber security because of the way they view and deal with risk.

2:00
6 Aug

Kotzé steps down as Net1 boss

Outgoing CEO Herman Kotzé will remain a consultant for the company until the end of May next year.

5:40

Online insurance product deluge from SA’s big banks

The financial institutions have introduced several digital insurance products amid the lockdown and pressure from start-ups.

3:00

Standard Bank, Silicon Cape deal targets local fintech start-ups

The organisations want to help support SA’s tech start-up ecosystem and develop innovative solutions for the financial services industry

4:00

Crypto marketplace Paxful targets 2m more users in 2020

The future of the Bitcoin economy depends on moving away from toxic speculative activity and building trust, say Paxful’s co-founders.